Babcock names new ice cream flavor after 'legen-dairy' band leader
Babcock Dairy names new flavor of ice cream after Mike Leckrone.Image By: Téalin Robinson
Babcock Dairy named a new ice cream flavor yesterday honoring soon-to-be retired UW-Madison Varsity Band Director Mike Leckrone for his dedication to the university.
“March on Leckrone,” a vanilla cranberry swirl ice cream with white chocolate flakes, is Babcock Dairy’s newest flavor addition and pays homage to Leckrone’s 50-year-long career at UW-Madison. The announcement of this new flavor came a day before the start of the Varsity Band spring concert series, which will be Leckrone’s final performance at the university.
UW-Madison community members took to social media to show their excitement for the new flavor and wish Leckrone well on his departure from UW-Madison.
UW Band member Joey D'Amato also tweeted, “The man has his own ice cream flavor #ThanksMike.”
Having an ice cream flavor named after him puts Leckrone among the likes of other notable Badgers such as Chancellor Rebecca Blank with Bec-Key Lime Pie and Barry Alvarez with Berry Alvarez.
UW-Madison community members can now find these flavors along with March on Leckrone at Memorial Union, Union South and the Babcock Dairy Hall Shop on Linden Drive.Subscribe to The Daily Cardinal Newsletter